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Directing Faculty Position, tenure track
Carnegie Mellon University

Date Posted Nov. 3, 2021
Title Directing Faculty Position, tenure track
University Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Department School of Drama
Application Deadline Dec. 10, 2021
Position Start Date Fall 2022
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Drama/Theater/Theater Education

Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Drama invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Directing faculty position in The John Wells Directing Program.

We seek a dynamic individual with a demonstrated practice of directing to teach practice-based and academic/theory courses for BFA and MFA Directing students in a conservatory setting.

Our successful candidate will teach a mix of directing foundation courses (script analysis and staging techniques), and any of the following genres and contemporary forms as applicable to their expertise: digital media and/or TV and film, play styles, choreography, directing musicals, directing new plays, disability arts practices, theatrical intimacy practices, and/or performance as social practice.

The applicant will have a curiosity about working across both live performance and digital platforms, is an innovative, conscientious and compassionate leader/collaborator, who can work with a large, diverse faculty. Our applicant possesses strong pedagogical skills, passion for curriculum building, maintains a dedicated commitment to anti-racist, equity, and anti-oppression frameworks while adopting a decolonial approach to teaching, research and practice. The position is Pittsburgh based.

For additional details about the position, please click on the "Apply to" link below. Applications will be accepted through December 10, 2021 for initial review. Early application is encouraged.

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Contact Information

  • Joyce Dellovade
    School of Drama
    Carnegie Mellon University
    5000 Forbes Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213


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